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Apr 7, 2018

Only Two-Thirds Of American Millennials Believe The Earth Is Round

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Kids these days…


Millennials in America sometimes get a bad reputation, this time for good reason. A recent survey found that just 66 percent of young adults aged 18 to 24 years old have “always believed the world is round.”

YouGov polled 8,215 US adults on February 8th, 2018 to get a representative idea of America’s views on the shape of the Earth. What they found would make any scientist shake their heads, a surprising percentage of responders weren’t convinced the Earth is round.

The question asked individuals to categorize their thoughts surrounding the shape of the Earth into one of the five buckets below:

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  • Bennie Beaver on April 7, 2018 10:13 am

    And some still question whether science and genetic engineering should change human nature. YES, and YES!